RFT is no longer offering the Intro to Handguns course.
RFT Home Defense Handgun is a course bridging the gap between basic self defense and skill development training. Course places emphasis on equipment selection, tactics, use of cover, room clearing and entries, and precision marksmanship to mitigate collateral damage. This is a full day course with a working lunch for discussions on castle law and other considerations. Course will cover the following
-Proper draw and presentation
-Discuss and demonstrate proper equipment
-Fundamentals of pistol shooting: Sight alignment, sight picture, trigger control
-Proper fighting stance
-Accuracy versus speed
-Weapons manipulation--Know your gun!
-Reloads--proactive and reactive
-Making yourself a hard target
-Proper situational awareness
-Proper prior planning... in the home
-Choosing the right weapon for home defense
-Cover and concealment in the home
-Calling for help
-Actions on contact
-The aftermath--what to do when the police arrive
-NH law and statutes
-Precision close-quarters shooting
Looking for Home Defense Rifle or Shotgun? Click on the link below.
Sturdy belt and holster
Minimum 2 magazines, speed loaders
Round count: 300 - 350
Note taking material
Ear protection, eye protection (wrap around)
Water bottles / Hydration system
Sun Screen / Insect repellent
Comfortable and durable clothing (dress for the weather)
Concealment garment if desired
Intro to Handguns, or equivalent training. Basic Handgun is highly recommended but not mandated. All citizens wanting to take this class must possess at the time of their registration a valid concealed weapon carry permit from their state of residence. If your state has no permit, then a letter of reference from your local police chief stating your good intentions and standing under the law will suffice. You are not authorized to receive this training if you have prior felony convictions, history of domestic violence, substance abuse, or mental illness history.
This is currently only being offered as a private course. Please contact us for more information.